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Wild Tea

In this class discover how simple it is to prepare herbal tea using wild plants and garden herbs from your own backyard!

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

Plantable Paper Making

Just in time for the holidays, enjoy an evening of creativity! Make recycled paper that you can turn into cards, gift tags, or ornaments.

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Bubble Science

Curious about bubbles? From smoldering lava to foaming snails and spittlebugs, bubbles pop up in some pretty cool places.

Coffee Chocolate Truffles

Join us for this fun and messy class to learn how to make beautiful and delicious coffee chocolate truffles (and some tea truffles too).

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

Homemade Holidays

With materials like grapevine, branches, berries, and pinecones, you will create a wreath, ornaments, and homemade holiday gifts.

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Picnics at the Arboretum

Welcome fall with a picnic full of delicious delights under the beautiful trees at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.

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Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

Gingerbread House for Birds

Assemble a house made of recycled cardboard "gingerbread" and decorate it to create a beautiful house for your backyard birds!

Starry Night

Enjoy tasty treats and warm beverages as you explore the night sky with star-themed crafts, constellation lore, and a hike to the Meadow.

Arbor Cup Golf Tournament

Bring together a team of friends, co-workers, or clients for an enjoyable afternoon of golf at the newly renovated Memorial Park Golf Course.

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Educator Workshop Happy Hour

You work hard to make sure your students are having fun while learning, and we think educator workshops for teachers should be the same!

DIY Candles

In this fun class, we’ll roll beeswax taper candles, pour scented soy wax tealights, and decorate pre-made candles with dried flowers.

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Black Swan Yoga

Join us at the Arboretum for a free, all levels vinyasa flow with a special instructor from Black Swan Yoga.

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Blood Drive

The Houston Arboretum is partnering with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to host regular blood drives at the Arboretum!

Christmas Bird Count

The 123rd annual Christmas Bird Count is here! Join us to help collect data for the longest running community science project in the world. We welcome all birding skill levels.

Evergreen Full Moon Hike

Join the Arboretum’s Evergreen young professionals group and HTX Outdoors for a member's only Full Moon Hike!

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Blood Drive

The Houston Arboretum is partnering with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to host regular blood drives at the Arboretum!